Alternative Energy Mutual Funds and ETFs Go In All Driections

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By Harris Roen

Alternative Energy Mutual Funds, Solid Long-Term Gains

Alternative Energy Mutual Fund Returns

Returns for alternative energy mutual funds are virtually flat on average for the past three months, down slightly at a loss of 0.3%. The best short-term performer is Pax World Global Environmental Markets (PGRNX), up 2.1%… Over the longer term, returns for alternative energy mutual funds remain very strong. MFs are up 14.7% on average, with all companies showing double-digit gains on an annualized basis…

Returns for ETFs are ranging widely

Alternative Energy ETF Returns

Returns for ETFs are ranging widely, both in the short and long terms. The top performing alternative energy ETF over the past three years is Guggenheim Solar (TAN), up an impressive 34% on an annualized basis. In the short term, though, TAN comes out as the worst performing green ETF, down over -12% in the past three months… The wide variation in returns for these and other ETFs reflect both the volatile and promising nature of alternative energy investing…


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